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Shilam Indian Restaurant

€€ - €€€Indian, Asian,
Station Buildings Alexandra Road, Aberystwyth SY23 1LH, Wales
+44 1970 615015
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good27%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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“curry” (23 reviews)
“nan” (4 reviews)
“onion bhajis” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:30All hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Station Buildings Alexandra Road, Aberystwyth SY23 1LH, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On visiting Aberystwyth we tried the Shilam and we were both really impressed. Lovely friendly staff found us a table straight away. The food was amazing. My husband then spilt his pint all over the table so they moved us along to the next free...More

Thank Brelos
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have had a couple of great take aways when I've come to visit my boyfriend at Aberystwyth uni. Always great food

Thank Amber G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

8 of us turned up and chanced it without a booking at 6.45pm and were greeted warmly. Could we wait 2 minutes to rearrange table! The menu had a few twists to make it more enjoyable for ordering. We were quickly asked for our drinks...More

Thank WPritchard
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been coming to the Shilam for several years and it has become a firm favourite. Unfortunately the last two visits have been disappointing. The curries have changed from being a tasty thick sauce with succulent chicken to a very oily consistency that caused...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well for the third time you've managed to make an absolute joke of your service. We've rang an order in of excess of £60 &, with a promise of an hours delivery, it actually arrived, cold & average 2 & 1/2 hours later.. with 2...More

Thank Kerry M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On entrance you are made to feel really welcome and everyone is so friendly. All meals can be altered as requested. Two of us shared a main meal and had a few side dishes. The eating area is clean, comfortable and not overcrowded. The waiting...More

Thank Nina900
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff were helpful and courteous. Building was clean, light and airy. Food was excellent. We have previously shied away from this restaurant as in the past there have been negative Tripadvisor reviews but we were very happy with our meal and the experience. Recommend!

Thank John R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a restaurant I have often returned to over the years In Aberystwyth , and have always found the staff very friendly and accommodating, and we certainly didn't have too long to wait when we were there last week. The Tawa is really worth...More

Thank Ankalima
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Being a Curry expert trained by a best friend who hails from India i know my curries. The venue is handy being next to the railway station, on entering you are faced with a very welcoming reception area. The premises are well set out and...More

Thank JudgeCludge
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

No curry at Spoons so popped in here. Definitely worth a visit ...we have an Indian like this in our town...rustic Indian cooking...the food was awesome and would highly recommend ...service was friendly and very good.

Thank aqua2swim
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Chris H
13 March 2015|
Response from mark2105 | Reviewed this property |
I think shilam is still better then light off asia...compare to food and service and oviously light off asia is small restaurent then shilam
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Station Buildings Alexandra Road, Aberystwyth SY23 1LH, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Ceredigion  >  Aberystwyth
  • Phone Number: +44 1970 615015
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